Authentication bypass in Cisco Vision Dynamic Signage Director



Published: 2020-01-09
Severity Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-16004
CWE ID CWE-306
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Cisco Vision Dynamic Signage Director
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Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Missing Authentication for Critical Function

Severity: Medium

CVSSv3: 5.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-16004

CWE-ID: CWE-306 - Missing Authentication for Critical Function

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication on an affected device.

 The vulnerability exists due to missing authentication on some of the API calls. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request to one of the affected calls and interact with some parts of the API.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Vision Dynamic Signage Director: 2.0, 2.4, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 4.0, 4.1, 5.0, 5.0sp9, 6.0, 6.1, 6.1sp3, 6.2

CPE External links

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20200108-vdsd-auth-bypass

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.